Category Archives: Granite Installation Questions

Questions and Answers on stone installations. Including Granite, Marble and other slab and tile stone installations. Countertops, Flooring, Showers, and other natural stone installations.

Help! – My Granite Doesn’t Feel Smooth

Linda called from Phoenix concerned that her granite didn’t feel smooth to the touch by Torin Dixon   Linda just had Mascarello granite from Brazil installed and she complained that as she rubs her hands across the surface, she feels … Continue reading

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Do Resined Slabs Need To Be Sealed?

Having first hand knowledge of the quarry and factory processes, I did some investigating from the resin manufacturer about this age old question. Please see my article written for the Slippery Rock Gazette.

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Extending a granite island countertop

Questioner: Derrek Category: Kitchen Design/Remodeling Private: No Subject: Kitchen island extension Question: I am interested in extending my existing island.  It has a cooktop and hood with little to no counter space. It’s a blue pearl granite top. I’d essentially … Continue reading

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Granite Replacing Laminate Countertops

Questioner: Sean Q. Category: Kitchen Design/Remodeling Private: No Subject: Granite Replacing Formica Question: Hello Torin, I have removed all of my Formica countertops and will be replacing with granite. I have approx. 60 square feet. Fortunately all of the cabinetry … Continue reading

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